Nice mention of Comets Ov Cupid and the rest of the crew of Minneapolis Space Rockers in the Guardian.

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Nice mention of Comets Ov Cupid and the rest of the crew of Minneapolis Space Rockers in the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/…/from-bush-doof-to-clowncore-y…

cdog: Minneapolis has a vibrant psychedelic/space-rock/shoegaze scene that is yet to be uncovered. Bands in the scene include Flavor Crystals, Magic Castles, Panther Ray, Another Heaven, Ghostmouth, Brilliant Beast, Chatham Rise, DIIE, The Chambermaids, Good Doom, American Cream, Old Moon, Basement Apartment, Seafarer, Comets Ov Cupid, Dead Gurus, Paris 1919, Transcendental Strangers and many more.”

 

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New Comets Ov Cupid track “Comet Tales 4”

Comet Tales 4
by Comets Ov Cupid
Guitar and Keyboard: Jason Kesselring
According to Chambers (1909), there are only a handful of comets which may be considered to be “remarkable”. The list, reproduced below, comprises only 32 comets in the past 1000 years, indicating that we might expect an exceptional comet on average only 3 times per century. These remarkable comets are noteworthy for their extended visibility (including daytime visibility), and their exceptional brightness and spectacular features, which included reddish colors, multiple tails, jets and haloes. The figure at the left shows the Great Comet of 1843 as seen from Kent, England (Chambers, 1909). Because these comets appear suddenly and are seen by a multitude of people, nobody can be claimed as the discoverer. One of the most spectacular historical comets was the Great Comet of 1811 (Flaugergues) which was observed for an unprecedented 17 months. When discovered, it was 5th magnitude and over 2 AU from the sun. The maximum tail length was estimated to be 100 million miles. This comet attracted the attention of Napoleon as presaging his invasion of Russia, yet others wondered “what misfortune does it bring?” (Chambers, 1909).

New Comets Ov Cupid track “Comet Tales 3”

Comet Tales 3
#3 in a 9 part ambient Space music series
Guitar and Keyboard : Jason Kesselring

How bright and beautiful a comet is as it flies past our planet—provided it does fly past it.
— Isaac Asimov

released December 27, 2017

NEW COMETS OV CUPID “SCYTHIAN EP”

New Comets Ov Cupid EP. Over the last few years Comets Ov Cupid has taken on a power trio formation to play more metallic instrumental Space Rock pieces. Erik Wivinus (bass) and Matt Entsminger (drums) both hailing from the legendary Minneapolis Space Rock Band Thunderbolt Pagoda. Erik and Matt bring forth a volcanic energy that really moves Comets into some exciting new territory. I hope you enjoy. Dave Onnen of Thunderbolt Pagoda at the recording helm. Best when played loud.

http://cometsovcupid.bandcamp.com/album/scythian-ep

 

Comets Ov Cupid review Reviler.org

Very kind words for the new Comets Ov Cupid track “Scorpius! “By my friend Adam Johnson at Reviler.org . Check it out! Review

6. Comets ov Cupid – “Scorpius” (July, 2017)

2017

In preparation of a long-awaited physical release, North Dakota transplant Jason Kesselring offers up another single self-produced six-string divination.

I have to admit outright that Jason is probably my favorite active guitarist in the Twin Cities at moment, and that fact is going to color my opinion, inside, outside, and inbetween all the lines. Nobody else around towns takes the guitar into the territories he does, not quite; and when he’s not slinging celestial lightning bolts with Thunderbolt Pagoda, Kesselring builds and destroys worlds with his main solo gig as Comets ov Cupid.

Fed by King Crimson, Neu!, and the Hubble Telescope, “Scorpius” rides a slide guitar glides through a spacial swara of feedback, never quite beginning or ending. Kesselring has a pronounced talent for building atmosphere, and his latest blueprint is already looking strong and sultry. I’m to understand a full-band release is quietly under construction at moment. So until you and I can get our grubby earthen paws on that piece of stardust, “Scorpius” and its seven-month-separated sibling “Unicursal Hexagram” will have to do for now.

http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=683244268/size=small/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/